Classes for Spring and Summer of 2014

The following classes are being held at the  Adult Activity Centers through Raleigh Parks & Recreation Dept:

Qi Gong for Back Pain  –  3 sessions available. (4 classes per session) 

 A series of four classes – one hour each

Please register by the 25th of the previous month.  If we don’t have enough people by then, the class may be cancelled, so encourage friends and family to join you. ($8.00 for all 4 classes)

This class will teach you a series of gentle Qigong Movements that will allow you to stop your back pain.  Movements will be taught sitting, standing and lying down.  A variety of tips for managing back and neck pain are introduced throughout the workshops.  Participants will receive a DVD to guide continued practice after the workshop.

Dates and Locations: 

Five Points Center for Active Adults  Class Fee $8    2000 Noble Rd – Off Whitaker Mill Rd (919-966-4730)

#152424 Feb 3-24 Mon 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (please call before attending  919-966-4730)

#152425 Apr 7-28 Mon   5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults   Class Fee $8 1905 Spring Forest Rd – in front of Millbrook Exchange Park

#153603  Mar  3-24 Mon  11:30am – 12:30 pm  


What is Acupuncture? Will it Help Me?   90 minute class

Acupuncture has been the primary form of health care in China for more than 5,000 years.  In this session Nancy Davison, licensed acupuncturist and physical therapist, will talk about the differences between Western (American, allopathic) medicine and Eastern medicine.  She reviews the different styles of acupuncture and what a typical treatment experience might be like.  She describes the credentials of various professionals that are qualified to perform acupuncture.  She will answer any questions to increase the potential value of acupuncture for attendees.

Five Points Center for Active Adults  Class Fee $5

#152423 Mar 10 Mon  10:30 am – 11:30 am (Time May be moved up to 10:00)

Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults   Class Fee $5

#153604  Mar 17 Mon  12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

 Registering for programs:

For information on the Adult Program, including the Five Points Center for Active Adults (2000 Noble Rd)and the Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults at Millbrook Exchange Park (1905 Spring Forest Rd), please click here or copy and paste it in your browser: 

If you haven’t already registered with the Parks and Rec Dept  (reclink) you need to do that first.  Once you have an account established you’ll just need your Login ID; Family Pin and charge card. Enter the # in front of the course above to signup for that course.

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